Colnett, James, 1755?-1806

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James Colnett (1755?-1806), ship's captain for the British South Sea Company, tried to establish a trading post at Nootka Sound.

From the description of Letter, 1789 Jul 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128671

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creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. [Map showing routes of the merchant ship Rattler around the Falkland Islands, Tierra del Fuego, and Patagonia]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. [Map showing the Pacific ocean routes of the merchant ship Rattler off the coasts of Peru, the Galapagos Islands, and Central America]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. Plan of the anchoring place at the island of Quibo. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. Gallapagoes Isles. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. Isles of Socoro, St. Berto, and, Rocka Partida. Newberry Library
referencedIn Great Britain. Home Office. Records of the Home Office relating to British activities in northwestern North America [manuscript], 1791-1901. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. [Map showing route of the merchant ship Rattler along the northern coast of Chile west to San Félix and San Ambrosio Islands]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. Letter, 1789 Jul 5. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. [Map showing the Pacific Ocean routes of the merchant ship Rattler between the coasts of Peru and Mexico]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. [Map showing route of the merchant ship Rattler around South America]. Newberry Library
referencedIn Journals of A. Menzies and Captain James Colnett, ca. 1787-1792 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. Id. of Cocos. Newberry Library
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. Plan of Isles St. Felix & Ambrose on the coast of Chili. Newberry Library
referencedIn Sánchez, Francisco Miguel, Fray. Historio Compuesta : de todo lo acaesido en la expediccion hecha al Puerto de Nuca año de 1789 / by Fray Francisco Sánchez, copied in another hand, 1790. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Elliott, T. C. (Thompson Coit), 1862-1943. [The North West Coast : lot of eight offprints / introductions and notes by T.C. Elliott]. Washington State Library, Office of Secretary of State
referencedIn Journals of A. Menzies and Captain James Colnett, ca. 1787-1792. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Colnett, James, 1755?-1806. A map exhibiting the track of the merchant ship Rattler on a voyage to the Pacific Oceans & return to England, A.D. 1793, 1794 / Colnett del. Newberry Library
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associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
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associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Home Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith New Spain. Viceroy (1789-1794 : Revilla Gigedo) corporateBody
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associatedWith Sánchez, Francisco Miguel, Fray. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cocos Island (Costa Rica)
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Western Hemisphere
Desventurados Islands (Chile)
San Ambrosio Island (Chile)
South Atlantic Ocean
America
Mexico--Revillagigedo Islands
South America
Pacific Coast
Chile
America
Revillagigedo Islands (Mexico)
Nootka Sound (B.C.)
South Atlantic Ocean
Oceania
Oceania
Panama--Coiba Island
Galapagos Islands
Costa Rica--Cocos Island
San Félix Island (Chile)
Falkland Islands
South America
Coiba Island (Panama)
Pacific Coast
Galapagos Islands
Subject
Views--Early works to 1800
Islands--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--Maps--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--Early works to 1800
Coasts--Maps--Early works to 1800
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Birth 1753

Death 1806-09-01

Britons

English

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